Zero Trust Network Security
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Changing trust by default

Traditional trust-based networking is undergoing a massive paradigm shift, affecting you if it hasn't already. If you think you're losing your freedoms, no place will that be more evident than in your work environment. This stripping of your…
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One simple habit could save your ass(ets)

One of the weaknesses in the human cybersecurity chain is well, we're human. We make mistakes at various moments, whether we're being rushed, or curious, We also get lazy, lackadaisical, or otherwise complacent, and when we do, we become…
HIPAA Risk Assessment
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How can a risk assessment be worthless?

How can a risk assessment be worthless? Risk assessments can be one of the most effective tools in your security arsenal. However, if you get the results and don't act on them, it's as good as not doing one at all, and all too often, that…
Healthcare cybersecurity
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How Healthcare Cybersecurity Affects HIPAA Compliance

If you work in medicine, you know that HIPAA is one of the most important pieces of legislation to follow. Failing to maintain HIPAA security compliance can result in devastating consequences. It can cost practices thousands of dollars…
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Facebook Down

Facebook goes down,  why should you care? If you haven't heard, Monday, October 4th, saw Facebook, Instagram, and What's App disappear from the internet - literally erased. Understanding what happened may save your business one day…
Data Security Encryption
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How To Prepare for HIPAA Risk Assessments

Increasingly, healthcare providers are learning to utilize the extensive benefits of online tools like patient portals. These tools enable more efficient communication between providers and patients. Moreover, they allow patients increased access…
HIPAA Cybersecurity Checklist
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The Essential HIPAA Cybersecurity Checklist

Did you know that the average cost of a HIPAA data breach is $3.92 million? That figure is enough to strike fear in any practice owner's heart. Investing in HIPAA compliance easily pays for itself if you fend off even one breach. It's also…
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How to Get an HIPAA Training Certificate and Why It’s Important

In November 2020, there were 250,000 complaints stating that HIPAA laws had been in violation. Resulting in repercussions that cost thousands of dollars in fines and even jail time up to ten years. These can be terrifying facts For those in…
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HIPAA Help: What Type of Questions Are Required in a Risk Assessment HIPAA?

Knowing that you need to conduct a Risk Assessment for HIPAA compliance is one thing. Figuring out how to go about it is something else.  For better or worse, the Office for Civil Rights does not require covered entities…

HIPAA Security Compliance Assessment — What Is It and How To Prepare for It

In the first six months of 2020, hackers breached medical databases a shocking 285 times. All told, they stole the private records of almost 32 million Americans. These figures represent an alarming new trend. Increasingly, hackers are targeting…
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HIPAA Security Requires IT Experts: Don’t Leave Your System Vulnerable

The illegal drug trade is worth $400 billion annually, while cybercriminals earn $600 billion each year. They find and sell our digital information to the highest bidder and use any cybersecurity weaknesses they can find against us. Protected…
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Empower Your Employees With a Comprehensive, Live Training Program

The most common cause of a HIPAA violation is a lack of risk assessment and remediation. One of the biggest risks that is often forgotten is employee error and mishaps.  Luckily, there is an easy way to cut these risks almost entirely;…

What Is a HIPAA Security Risk Assessment and Do I Need One?

Patient health data breaches can cost providers millions of dollars in HIPAA fines, and you aren't the only ones. Health information hacks can lead to negative financial and personal consequences for patients, too.  This is why…
HIPAA-Compliant Smart AI
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How HIPAA-Compliant Smart AI Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

HIPAA-compliance means keeping patient information secure and respecting their privacy. HIPAA is much more than a standard practice, it is an ethical matter.  Every aspect of healthcare must be in compliance with HIPAA, even the technology.  This…